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Tasty questions with Camille Rope, Bird On A Wire


Bird On A Wire and their satellite stores Box of Bird are well known for their quick meals and for reliably feed the masses at festivals and events. With free range rotisserie chicken, sandwiches, salads and also fresh juices and soups, they make healthy takeaways an easy option. Always ethical and local wherever possible, Bird On A Wire have 3 sites in the city and a new store in Takapuna.

Camille Rope is the Executive Chef behind Bird On A Wire and below are her  answers to the tasty questions I cooked up for your enjoyment.


Describe your restaurant’s food:

Healthy, hand made, delicious.

What is your restaurant’s signature dish?

Free range rotisserie chook of course!

Name your favourite comfort food:

Soup in winter, BBQ chicken in summer.

What did you have for breakfast?

Carrot, beet, pear, kiwi and ginger juice, housemade muesli, yoghurt and feijoas and coffee.

What is the most delicious thing you’ve eaten this week?

Homemade chicken soup.

What is an underrated ingredient?


What are 3 sources of inspiration to you?

Genuine foodies, cooking books and my husband.

Favourite restaurant?

It is too hard in Auckland these days, we are spoilt for choice.

There’s a potluck dinner tomorrow night (and you’re not working) what are you bringing?

I dislike pot luck dinners – I would prefer to cook for everyone!

What is your most memorable meal?

Fat Duck in Bray , UK – a once in a lifetime experience.

Just for Restaurant Month

Street Eats

Box of Bird will also be at popular Street Eats at Shed 10 on Saturday 29 August.

Images used with permission from Bird On A Wire.
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I am Genie, a graphic designer/photographer obsessed with food and bunnies. I live in Whanganui, New Zealand with my husband, The Koala and our two rabbits, Kobe and Bento. I write about my hedonistic ways and I love the mantra "Eat well, travel often". I prefer not to write about myself in third person.

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